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my love

By Heather HublerPublished about a year ago 1 min read
Top Story - February 2023
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May, two thousand one,

My heart beat outside my chest

For the first time–son.


Dedicated to my first-born who will always be my baby.

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Written for the Time Capsule haiku challenge.

Thank you for reading!

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Here are a few more of my challenge submissions if you'd care to read:

love poems

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  • Kelly Robertsonabout a year ago

    Awww this one made my mama heart want to cry, but a good ugly cry :) so sweet.

  • Robbie Cheadleabout a year ago

    A wonderful poem.

  • KJ Aartilaabout a year ago


  • Stephanie J. Bradberryabout a year ago

    Beautiful tribute for a first born!

  • Lamar Wigginsabout a year ago

    A very dear moment for a new mom. Hearted... Does your son read your work? He needs to see this one.

  • The Dani Writerabout a year ago

    Oh Heather!!! This is PRECIOUS!!!

  • 😍🙏❤️🎉🎉

  • Allie Bickertonabout a year ago

    Congrats on Top story!

  • Megabout a year ago

    This is beautiful!

  • Caroline Janeabout a year ago

    Absolutely love this. ❤

  • Sufal Paulabout a year ago


  • Gal Muxabout a year ago

    Beautiful poem. Motherhood is beautiful ❤️

  • Aphoticabout a year ago

    This is so wholesome and beautiful. I like the image too, very cool😊

  • J. R. Loweabout a year ago

    Aw how lovely. Such a well crafted and heartfelt haiku :)

  • Emily Marie Concannonabout a year ago

    Ahh Heather so touching!!! Nothing compares to a mother's bond to their child! Love this and congratulations :)

  • Tiffany Gordon about a year ago

    gorgeous work Heather! I love the accompanying photo as well! BRAVO!👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

  • Paul Stewartabout a year ago

    Well..this was worth the wait. Sorry, I took so long to comment. congrats on a thoroughly well-deserved TS. This is beautiful, succinct, and wonderfully hits the nail on the head. This is perhaps one of your best. That would be hard to really back up, but it is certainly up there. Well done, Heather!

  • Ward Norcuttabout a year ago

    this is very nice, Heather. Pretty coool sentiment and visual!

  • Dana Stewartabout a year ago

    Beautiful! Congratulations on Top Story!!

  • Rick Henry Christopher about a year ago

    Excellent, beautiful, heartwarming. I love this one!!!

  • Abigail Penhallegonabout a year ago

    This is beautiful. Thank you for it.

  • Dana Crandellabout a year ago


  • Talia Devoraabout a year ago

    Very sweet. You are truly a talented haiku writer!

  • Melissa Ingoldsbyabout a year ago

    Very well put, a message we all relate to. ❤️

  • C. H. Richardabout a year ago


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